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Fall/Winter Keyholder Residency @ Pyramid Atlantic

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Pyramid Atlantic Art Center's Keyholder Residency is a competitive opportunity for emerging to mid-career artists who want to have unlimited access to the studios in exchange for working 4 hours a week for Pyramid Atlantic. The residency is awarded to artists who hope to gain more knowledge and improve their skills in the printmaking, papermaking, or book arts studios. Two artists are selected twice a year by the Pyramid Atlantic artistic staff. Keyholders work in a productive community atmosphere alongside other artists and are expected to abide by all studio policies. Housing is not provided, although, upon acceptance, artists will receive information on opportunities of nearby housing. Current Pyramid Board Members and Artistic Associates are not eligible for the Keyholder Residency

Fall Residency Dates: September 1, 2022-February 15, 2023

Selected Artists will receive: 24-hour studio access (up to 30 hours a week) Flat file and storage space for supplies Promotion in PAAC newsletter and social media

Keyholder residents are asked to: Work 4 hours a week for PAAC (Perform daily operational tasks including but not limited to ordering supplies, receiving and unpacking orders, responding to organizational inquiries, and working at the reception desk) Bring consumable supplies (paper, ink, newsprint, etc.) Present one artist talk or public demonstration Share community studios with other artists and PAAC programming

Application: Project description: letter of intent explaining why would you like to participate in the Keyholder Program, how this opportunity will affect your career goals, and what studios/equipment you plan on using. Resume 5 images of recent work

Deadline for applications: June 18 Notification: July 18

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18/June/2022

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Fall Denbo Fellowship @ Pyramid Atlantic

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The Denbo Fellowship is designed to offer artists, from a range of artistic disciplines, an environment conducive to individual and collaborative creative practice. This Fellowship will provide a unique opportunity to complete a new body of work at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

Three artists will be selected for the Fall fellowship.

Selected artists will receive: -Up to one month of access to Pyramid's printshop, paper studio or bindery -Key to studios and 24-hour access -Ten hours of one-on-one technical assistance
-A locker and flat file for tools and materials -Use of standard shop supplies -A stipend for travel, materials, housing, etc. ($250 two weeks, $350 three weeks, or $500 one month)

Housing is not provided, although we can make a couple of recommendations for housing that is close to Pyramid.
Current Pyramid Atlantic Board members and artistic associates are not eligible for the Denbo Fellowship.

Eligibility: Each applicant will be judged on the artistic merit of his/her work, interest and potential in printmaking, paper arts and book arts (or a combination thereof), as well as the quality and clarity of his/her plan for the residency. Although previous experience in a PAAC discipline may be helpful to a successful applicant, such experience is not necessary or expected. Artists are also expected to give a talk about their work during their residency.

Residency Length: minimum 2 weeks, maximum 1 month and should take place between September 15 and December 11, 2022 (specify dates in the application).

Facilities: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center is the premier printmaking, papermaking and book arts workshop in the region. Please see our website for more information regarding facilities.

Selection Process: A panel of professionals including artists, curators, and arts administrators will jury each round of applications. The review panel for the Fall 2022 Denbo Fellowship is: Michael Booker, Artist & Professor Debra Weisberg, Artist & Former Denbo Fellow Adam Ortiz, Director at the Department of Environmental Protection & Pyramid Board Member

Three fellowships will be awarded for the Fall 2022 session.

Deadline: June 18, 2022 Notification: July 18, 2022

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18/June/2022

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